Yes, sometimes I think the institution of marriage is obsolete. Social and economic changes have reduced the need.
can't even say that if I were starting over, I'd marry. But I did and
while the marriage has never been made in heaven, it's worked pretty
well here on earth. And we've been together for 43 years now, three
years "living in sin" and 40 official years.
In today's PsychologyToday.com article, using the format I've used in some recent articles---the
self-assessment inventory--I offer my thoughts on how to make marriage work.